I thought this book sounded a bit dull when I saw it was about three anthropologists in New Guinea! How wrong I was! It's a really gripping story giving a real insight into the hardships endured in their quest to discover the rituals and life of primitive tribes. The narrator, Bankson, tells of his time spent with Nell and her husband, their research and their romance. Based on the life of Margaret Mead and her groundbreaking work.